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Old 03-07-2008, 09:15 PM
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I have been deciding on which balancer to get, and I have finally ordered the Blinky over the GP equinox. Reading up on the blinky I like the option that it visually lets you know the condition of the cells via the LED's which is something the equinox does not do. Also it seems far less complicated than any other lipo balancer. It's small to! So for only $30.00 have I made the right decision over the equinox?
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Either one is fine.
Plug the blinky into your balance connector (read the instructions) and plug your charger into the EC3 connector, or whatever connector your battery has.
The Blinky can be used alone after charging or while charging.
The instructions will tell you what the blinking lights mean.
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I did pull up the instructions for it online, and I have to say a monkey could use this balancer (no offense to monkey's).
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Just mind the polarity. There is a + and - on the board, use the most negative pin.
What I mean is. The blinky has 6 or 7 pins, if your battery has a 3 pin balance connector use the 3 pins closest to the - mark with the black wire closest to the -.
You will be happy with it.
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Thanks for you help missileman, always a pleasure! I like how they have the polarity setup on this balancer, it's very straight forward and simple. this is how things should be! Thanks again!

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